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Hip Hop/Rap Albums You Must Own. A-Z

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Me Against The World
Me Against The World
"The only 2Pac album which can be played all the way through, excluding Greatest Hits."
The Low End Theory
The Low End Theory
"Low End Theory is intelligent and fresh, Q-TIp owns."
Capital Punishment (Explicit Version)
Capital Punishment (Explicit Version)
"Big Puns finest album, Beware and Twinz (Deep Cover 98) are stand out."
Black Star
Black Star
"Mos Def & Talib Kweli are two of the best in the game and when they team up they do no wrong."
Boy In Da Corner
Boy In Da Corner
"Hot UK grime from Raskit."
The Chronic
The Chronic
"The pioneer of that West Coast sound."
Fantastic Damage
Fantastic Damage
"Lots of scratching and lots of beats. El-Producto should be heard"
Follow the Leader
Follow the Leader
"Eric B & Rakim, nuff said."
Liquid Swords
Liquid Swords
"Play loud and with lights out, sends shivers to the core."
Ironman
Ironman
"Ghostface Killah doesn't let the Wu-Tang boys down with this one."
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [with Bonus EP]
AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted [with Bonus EP]
"Ice Cube probably has one of the best sounding raps of all time, his debut is a must for any fan of N.W.A or rap music in general"
Death Certificate (Explicit)
Death Certificate (Explicit)
"Ice doesn't hold back, My Summer Vacation and the verbal attack on N.W.A. "No Vaseline stand out."
Reasonable Doubt
Reasonable Doubt
"Jigga mans debut, probably the second best album to come out of NYC. Brooklyns Finest and Can't Knock The Hustle stand out."
The Blueprint
The Blueprint
"The closest thing Hova has done that comes close to Reasonable Doubt."
Miss E...So Addictive (International Version)
Miss E...So Addictive (International Version)
"Holding it down for the ladies."
The Infamous
The Infamous
"Mobb Deep have created an excellent and dark hip hop record. Shook Ones PT 2 and Survival Of The Fittest stand out."
Black on Both Sides
Black on Both Sides
"Great lyricist."
Illmatic
Illmatic
"Illmatic is a great debut from NaSty NaS. Each of his following albums always live in this shadow."
Ready to Die: the Remaster/+DVD
Ready to Die: the Remaster/+DVD
"The finest hip-hop album ever. Biggie Smalls has the best flow i think i have ever heard for any fan of the genre who hasn't heard this album then you aren't a fan of the genre."
Hip Hop Underground Soul Classics: Lost And Found
Hip Hop Underground Soul Classics: Lost And Found
"Smooth beats, smooth rhymes and extremely laid back. BBQ music at it's finest."
Who Needs Actions When You Got Words
Who Needs Actions When You Got Words
"Aggressive and from the heart, Ben Drew has created a debut not to be missed."
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
"Carrying on in the Wu-Tang tradition."
Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
"The Roots are hit and miss one album may be awesome and the next may not be, this is awesome."
Doggy Style
Doggy Style
"Snoop has so much confidence on this record it's sick. Who Am I (What's My Name) stands out on an album of stand outs."
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
"The Wu-Tang Clans debut. Amazing."